Daily Archives: 17 November 2005

The Cardinal and the History of Torture

The following paragraphs are from a recent story by Rebecca Lemov in Slate. You may or may not want to read the whole thing: In 1949, Cardinal J√≥szef Mindszenty appeared before the world’s cameras to mumble his confession to treasonous … Continue reading

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A Wounded Universe …

The current issue of Commonweal has a very beautiful column by the Orthodox priest John Garvey entitled “A Wounded Universe: And the Kingdom Yet to Come.” I would like to share a few paragraphs: Although membership in a church is … Continue reading

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Orbiting in a Calypso Beat

Another small Saturnian moon, Calypso shares an orbit with Tethys, trailing its larger associate by sixty degrees. With Saturn at the center, if Tethys were at the 12 on a clock face, Calypso would be at 2, and Tethys’ other … Continue reading

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CVL: Purpose

Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord, henceforth known as CVL, was approved by the USCCB, as Rock reports: As opposed to the action items on the death penalty and children’s Sacramentary, both of which went through with comfortable margins, … Continue reading

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Caution: Multi-Tasking Ahead

In a day or two I’ll begin posting on Dignitatis Humanae, Vatican II’s declaration on religious freedom. But I also want to begin a series on this document, approved by the USCCB earlier this week. Something from Co-Workers in the … Continue reading

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